Shemen reports nearshore oil find offshore Israel

Shemen Oil and Gas Resources (SMOG:TASE) has discovered oil in the Shemen license offshore Israel.

Offshore staff

TEL AVIV, Israel – Shemen Oil and Gas Resources (SMOG:TASE) has discovered oil in the Shemen license offshore Israel.

The Yam-3 well was drilled by Caspian Drilling Co., 16 km (10 mi) from the port of Ashdod. Indications of high-quality oil were found after drilling reached the target level of around 5,700 m (18,701 ft). Logging tests suggest the net thickness of the target strata is 68 m (223 ft).

Shemen, which has a 78% interest in the concession, plans production testing of the well.

9/25/2013

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